Leon Edwards says he’s been promised title shot with win vs. Khamzat Chimaev | ESPN MMA

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2 ヶ月 前

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to clear the air about being briefly dropped from the rankings to now fighting Khamzat Chimaev on Dec. 19. Edwards explains how he’ll be training for the fight while under lockdown and that he’ll get a title shot with a win in the UFC’s final fight on 2020.
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Amir Malik
Amir Malik 13 日 前
Can Leon defend against Khamzat's wrestling?
Fuk Face
Fuk Face 14 日 前
Just watch for the hurdles they're going to put in your way, to get a fair fight, and in the lead up to the fight. Stay sharp Leon. Good luck.
Fuk Face
Fuk Face 14 日 前
I always liked Ariel...
Luminous
Luminous 17 日 前
what is the hoodie leon is wearing?
Zachary Bailey
Zachary Bailey 20 日 前
He is going to get smeshed by Khamzat, he should be figuring out the flower arrangements and casket costs
knowsmebyname
knowsmebyname 28 日 前
The ads are very intrusive and way over the top.
Zelim Uzhahov
Zelim Uzhahov ヶ月 前
He has received that hyped because of 1 shot absorbed in 3 fights. Literally killed all of the opponents.
Anthony VeeL
Anthony VeeL ヶ月 前
Leons got this
m j
m j ヶ月 前
They talk about a lot lack of luck in 2020. After this Leon got corona and December fight was replaced to january..
Ym Forindia
Ym Forindia ヶ月 前
I am sorry for leon. If Areal predicts leon win you are going to lose man. It always happens that way ... this always predict opposite way. I am sorry leon
Adde Levl
Adde Levl ヶ月 前
I actually think Khamzat will dominate him, i truly believe that. He is dominant in his spirit, along with his good skills and khabib-like endurance. He needs a confident aggressive opponent, not a polite dude. Maybe wrong, but i truly believe that. Leon Edwards seems passive and has not even 1% of Khamzat's will. But Leon seems like a really likeable dude though.
D Kptm
D Kptm ヶ月 前
Leon "it is what it is" Edwards
Scott Smith-Dias
Scott Smith-Dias ヶ月 前
So danm sad homeboy got corona
KMP
KMP ヶ月 前
69 420
GCSE Latin
GCSE Latin ヶ月 前
Who here to reminisce now the fight is cancelled? :(
Synthia Pyre
Synthia Pyre ヶ月 前
This didn’t age well. If I was Edwards I’d stop directly chasing the title and pursue opponents that you’d be able to have interesting rivalries with.
Connor Terry
Connor Terry ヶ月 前
Reminds me of Anthony joshua
E C
E C ヶ月 前
Who else came back here..because LEON has covid..first fight cancelled due to covid world wide and then ended with him getting it
Amar Lakhan
Amar Lakhan ヶ月 前
Who’s here after he got covid and the fight got cancelled. 🤬🤬🤬
Call of Duty Masters Club
Call of Duty Masters Club ヶ月 前
Leon “it is what it is” Edwards
Ben Knowles
Ben Knowles ヶ月 前
i’m rooting for leon round 2 TKO
E C
E C ヶ月 前
Ariel is such an instigator lol
oggylh1986
oggylh1986 ヶ月 前
As someone from England. I don’t really like Leon. And hope he gets beat 😂😂 however. He’s come across decent in this interview. Don’t agree with his wonderboy comments. And his comment about lock down hahaha. The first lock down everyone panicked. This lock down. Well. I’m training. Just know that 😂😂😂😂 pretty much like how pretty much everyone has still been going to work in England this lock down haha
Tony Ant
Tony Ant ヶ月 前
There is one thing to support a fighter and want him to win, but it’s different when u only want one guy to lose. I feel bad for u who finds joy from someones failure.
YoMommaIs SoFat
YoMommaIs SoFat ヶ月 前
LE round 1 TKO. Im willing to bet $1000 to win $1. Taking all bets! Anyone?
Nick Wheatland
Nick Wheatland ヶ月 前
Doesn't fight wonderboy because he feels it does nothing for his career but accepts rank 15 😬😬
Omari Howard
Omari Howard ヶ月 前
Scared af of Wonderboy...pathetic...tell me again how Khamzat was a better fight for his career???👀🤨🤔
Dr.Sir Bruce Armstrong Mother Fucker The Third
Dr.Sir Bruce Armstrong Mother Fucker The Third ヶ月 前
1. He didn’t want to fight Wonderboy because we wanted a title fight. 2. He was forced to fight Khamzat after Dana threatened to remove him from the rankings.
K P
K P ヶ月 前
Dana has put no effort into promoting Leon at all. Can’t wait to see Dana’s face if he wins.
Kerry lyons
Kerry lyons ヶ月 前
Lol hope fabio and the full team have you in darker pressue positions that huedeani would be proud of getting out of 😀💥
Kerry lyons
Kerry lyons ヶ月 前
Love to see burns Edwards
AC Cortes
AC Cortes ヶ月 前
He's not going to get it for Khamzat will smesh him in the cage.
Mr PheNoM3noN
Mr PheNoM3noN 2 ヶ月 前
This guy should be fighting Jorge
Victoria Austin
Victoria Austin 2 ヶ月 前
I been behind Leon...ima continue...dudes solid...usman didn't run thru Leon....Jorge cheap shotted...I'm not defending nor disrespecting....just saying
Professor Lean
Professor Lean 2 ヶ月 前
It's a shame that casuals care more about a fighters personality/social media presence than their actual fighting ability
Rob E.
Rob E. 2 ヶ月 前
This guy has mostly fought cans, Chimaev has only fought cans. It should be a good fight but I am going for Chimaev.
TalesFromTheCryptO
TalesFromTheCryptO 2 ヶ月 前
I didn't known Leon had a 8 sec knockout. Just watched it!
James Wrigley
James Wrigley 2 ヶ月 前
One thing is for certain... If Leon does lose he will be fighting Meerschaert next
mike13th
mike13th 2 ヶ月 前
edward turn down a title and 2 other fights honestly no one wanna fight him because it doesn't do nothing for them money/ranks
thumbsup131
thumbsup131 2 ヶ月 前
Leon’s a clown if he loses he’s cancelled
David Liston
David Liston 2 ヶ月 前
Apparently it is what it is
Michael Tovar
Michael Tovar 2 ヶ月 前
Poor Leon his only fault is not being marketable according to UFC
Bailey Taylor
Bailey Taylor 2 ヶ月 前
Leon beat knock him out For England 🇬🇧
Rance White
Rance White 2 ヶ月 前
He needs to just move organizations.
Sodubo Njapha
Sodubo Njapha 2 ヶ月 前
The guy deserves better from the UFC..... They say he ducked a title shot.... But dont mention he couldn't even go to gym around that time.... He would have been stupid to accept that fight.
Barry Lindon
Barry Lindon 2 ヶ月 前
Khamzat will destroys his face
Goku23
Goku23 2 ヶ月 前
I like Leon Edwards but khamzat is gonna Smesh this guy i say 2nd Rd tko
Dyllan Priestley
Dyllan Priestley 2 ヶ月 前
Leon Edwards is one of the most underrated fighters in the ufc, yes I know how ufc works ie business wise, promote one's what your face fits, but like areil says Leon has an opportunity to have the last laugh!!
CorgiCriminal
CorgiCriminal 2 ヶ月 前
I don't wanna see Leon fighting usman again it will be a boring fight again and same repeat. Similar to Masivdal vs Usman
VOIP Portland
VOIP Portland 2 ヶ月 前
Khamzat is already a -190 favorite. You would think sportsbooks would care more about track records and history. But even they know Khamzat is a beast and is going to wreck Leon, badly.
Ray Brozzo
Ray Brozzo 2 ヶ月 前
Leon never reads the fine print where it says if you win in IMPRESSIVE fashion you'll get a title shot....dude doesn't fight that often and is known as the dude Jorge pieced up....he aint getting no title shot anytime soon
Ajay Jha
Ajay Jha 2 ヶ月 前
Ali and his assassin gang are busy disliking....
LIT MATCH
LIT MATCH 2 ヶ月 前
Leon hasn't fought in a while so I expect some rust on his timing
yahya ahmed
yahya ahmed 2 ヶ月 前
Leon has to murder hsi opponent. Blood everywhere yo be relevant this is the UFC and he's already had this lame british guy look
yahya ahmed
yahya ahmed 2 ヶ月 前
Now that is something that to look forward to.this will be a true test
Alymbek Dzhanybek uulu
Alymbek Dzhanybek uulu 2 ヶ月 前
Did you notice that little scars got from Masvidal, Masvidal is fucki/// pitbull
victoria trushian
victoria trushian 2 ヶ月 前
so beating wonderboy doesnt have value to his stock?!.. if he beats khamzat.. no one would care and will be just another hype train derailed.. more likely scared. and a bad match up vs the karate kid
Ruha
Ruha 2 ヶ月 前
I just close my eyes and pretend it’s Big Shaq talking to Ariel “ Google this word LOYALTY “ Helwani
Pablo Aramayo
Pablo Aramayo 2 ヶ月 前
Humble smart guy NOT INTERESTING FOR UFC 💩💩💩
Pablo Aramayo
Pablo Aramayo 2 ヶ月 前
Hope you destroy khabib 2.0
pipa gsock
pipa gsock 2 ヶ月 前
I think Edwards or Burns is an easy mark for Diaz, Chamat somehow got this fight but doesnt deserve it yet
Đe si Ba?
Đe si Ba? 2 ヶ月 前
2020 has been great for Ali Abdulaziz and Dana White for sure. I love Khamzat's adittude wanting to smash everyone this seems like a perfect fight to square a lot of things I do think that Khamzat is a real deal otherwise he want be in the UFC but if he beats Leon I'm a firm believer. Overall this fight is going to be epic
Mystical Ninja
Mystical Ninja 2 ヶ月 前
i hope leon wrecks this tool.
Gary Gwinn
Gary Gwinn 2 ヶ月 前
Leon says: "IF I GO OUT THERE AND BEAT WONDERBOY, I DONT KNOW WHAT THAT DOES FOR MY CAREER". THAT IS THE DUMBEST THING IVE EVER HEARD IN MMA. HAVE FUN GETTING SMESHED LEON
Kevin Jones
Kevin Jones 2 ヶ月 前
Leon is slept on super heavy if Khamzat runs thru this man then my goodness idk what to say
Daniel Gonzalez
Daniel Gonzalez 2 ヶ月 前
Good stuff man!! Excited for this fight!! Love both guys but good luck Leon!
Mustafa Hanif
Mustafa Hanif 2 ヶ月 前
Yeah khamzat is taking that title shot
David
David 2 ヶ月 前
Ariel laying traps here and there and then again
face 2185
face 2185 2 ヶ月 前
I got a feeling khamzat is gonna do leon bad I could be wrong but khamzat is definitely not hype
don corleone
don corleone 2 ヶ月 前
I like Leon. Like the way he carries himself. He's a genuine person. It's a shame the company want him to lose because his 'persona' and fighting style isn't conducive towards selling tickets. Also he is from Birmingham. Brummies just don't support their own like the other big cities do
Sleepysam K
Sleepysam K 2 ヶ月 前
The wolf is gonna ‘smesh’ Edwards. 🐺🐺🐺🐺🐺🐺🐺. 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 Do your research on the wolf. He’s a predator.
P
P 2 ヶ月 前
do your research on rocky
Gondar Alonzo
Gondar Alonzo 2 ヶ月 前
He's not good at putting on a good show. Even if he gets lucky and magically beats Chimaev, he won't bring in as much money as a character like Chimaev for UFC. That's why Dana likes Khamzat over Leon
Eagle R X
Eagle R X 2 ヶ月 前
Helwani is that weirdly nice gas station guy that says come again 😆😆😆😆
BlakeCanDesign
BlakeCanDesign 2 ヶ月 前
I like Leon Edwards, he seems like a good bloke 👍
Bella Art&craft.
Bella Art&craft. 2 ヶ月 前
Khamzat smeah everyone everybody this is the real deal for him let see
Keo sae
Keo sae 2 ヶ月 前
Leon looks and sounds like a nice guy I feel bad to see him get beat. I hope Khamzat take it easy on him.
The Salt of the Earth
The Salt of the Earth 2 ヶ月 前
Leon’s current win streak at welterweight is double the number of wins Gilbert Burns has total at welterweight. No way should Burns get the title shot over Leon. Leon destroys Khamzat in 1 round.
BlackSun Sun
BlackSun Sun 2 ヶ月 前
Amount of disrespect Leon gets is insane.. Hope he wins, so he can shutup all the haters including Dana..!
liam booker
liam booker 2 ヶ月 前
Let’s go leon
Groove Kingdom
Groove Kingdom 2 ヶ月 前
Ariel is a great journalist....tho
VTFAN 82
VTFAN 82 2 ヶ月 前
I like Leon but I don’t see him jumping straight to a title shot after a win he’s not been active. He’s got a tough fight against a good grappler I think he needs to focus on that. I Think Colby should get his rematch next just because he’s back in the win column and I think him vs Usman is a must see.
Seattle808
Seattle808 2 ヶ月 前
Leon “3 piece and a soda” Edwards
Hamza Khawaja
Hamza Khawaja 2 ヶ月 前
im rooting for leon he is so likeable
Robert Banks
Robert Banks 2 ヶ月 前
Beat a guy that’s not even ranked and get a title shot... LMAO
777killad
777killad 2 ヶ月 前
Tea and crumpets guvnar long live the lizard queen
P
P 2 ヶ月 前
fack off u cant
Kurtis Power
Kurtis Power 2 ヶ月 前
It is what it is arool! I actually like Leon more now haha
Msizi Nkosi
Msizi Nkosi 2 ヶ月 前
When is this fight guys ? Dont feel like googling
Justin Liu
Justin Liu 2 ヶ月 前
Khamzat is a beast but I'm rooting for Leon he deserves his title shot
XRP FC
XRP FC 2 ヶ月 前
Leons a great guy, officially a fan. I hope he wins and does get the last laugh.
ray mon
ray mon 2 ヶ月 前
There is no title shot!you will get mauled!
Truth 101
Truth 101 2 ヶ月 前
dude's nose is ginormous dang!!!
Wayoner
Wayoner 2 ヶ月 前
When he loses... itiz watiz😅 Seems a nice guy but Khamzat in the cage is the opposite of nice. 1st round knock-out, or second round submission. Mark my words🥊
Vern Tolman
Vern Tolman 2 ヶ月 前
Corny when he laughed at not knowing who Gerald is, dude has won many straight against good competition yet most casuals have no idea who he is. Also all this “it is what it is” is nonsense he could always brainstorm on ways to become more popular but he just doesn’t want to.
Anthony Barnes
Anthony Barnes 2 ヶ月 前
Chimaev has the advantage because he has had 3 straight fights and Leon definitely has ring rust. Fantastic, I would be surprised if Leon wins even though I like him
An OK Man
An OK Man 2 ヶ月 前
I'm rooting for Leon, but I can see him losing, unfortunately. Khamzat is no joke. We can't pretend that a fight against him is going to be easy.
Karabo Molele
Karabo Molele 2 ヶ月 前
Rocky For WW Strap💯💯
MTTG
MTTG 2 ヶ月 前
I love khamzat but I’m from London England so it’s Leon all the way for me good luck Leon don’t let khamzat make a fool of you
Swalih Mohammed
Swalih Mohammed 2 ヶ月 前
Brotha smesh. Brotha knocks out fighter.
Michael Tonkin
Michael Tonkin 2 ヶ月 前
Put some respek on his name
Caner Korkmaz
Caner Korkmaz 2 ヶ月 前
Stay focused Leon💪. I like also Khamzat but he fought against no names. Will see if the hype is real or not. Anyway the better fighter will win and deserve a title fight.
Uncle Champ
Uncle Champ 2 ヶ月 前
Leon your foooked!! No belt for you mate... Khamzat will smash you and be champ in 2021 i got 5 on it!
Angelo Caz
Angelo Caz 2 ヶ月 前
Leon picks apart Khamzat
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